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Assembly Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #18
Monday, July 27, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

EDUCATION DESIRED: Bachelors or Associates degree in mechanical, electrical engineering, or related discipline. Preferably someone with 5+ years of experience in mechanical and electrical assembly of complex systems. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Looking for motivated and organized individual to join an existing integrated engineering team to help build new instrumentation hardware. Proficient in the assembly of mechanical and electrical subsystems and integrating them into a larger system. Must have experience in reading mechanical and electrical assembly drawings and have an understanding of configuration management. Have the ability to generate and refine documentation such as process instruction, block diagrams, and bill of materials. Ability to perform electrical characterization of components and integrated assemblies. Support and help organize laboratory inventory/procurement. The ability to support maintenance of lab instrumentation.

• Experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment involving assembly, integration, test, and troubleshooting
• Experience following formal and informal assembly and integration processes
• Use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to create and communicate using charts is necessary
• Experience with Microsoft Office and/or CAD software (SolidWorks)
• Experience with hand soldering and electronic assembly equipment

• Understanding and application of basic electrical and mechanical engineering concepts
• Knowledge of electronic and mechanical components, specifications, and packaging
• Must be able to read, generate, and understand engineering drawings, bills of material, schematic diagrams, assembly/process instructions, and terminology
• Understanding of configuration management and inventory control is desired

• Excellent problem solving skills with good mechanical aptitude and strong organizational skills
• Ability to work well in a creative team environment, possess excellent communication skills, and have willingness to train / mentor others
• Must be able to perform tasks safely in a lab environment and be able to climb and work on ladders and/or scaffolding
• Ability to lift and move small to moderate sized test equipment
• Ability to work effectively with others and individually
• Must be able to perform tasks safely in a lab environment

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain US Government security clearance.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA